article placeholder

The Minimal Wave Tapes Vol. 1

One of my favourite record labels is LA's Stones Throw, launched in 1996 by DJ Peanut Butter Wolf it has evolved from its humble backpacker hip-hop beginnings to become one of the most varied and high quality l... Read
article placeholder

Vampire Weekend "Contra"

This week has seen the release of "Contra", the latest album from one of the hippest indie rock outfits out there, Vampire Weekend. The New York band, who are part of the downtown art-punk scene which also i... Read
article placeholder

Dalek for AI Records

Downloading music may be easier and CDs may offer a better quality of sound but for me the best way to consume music has, and always will be vinyl.  From the size and feel of records, to the warm analogue sou... Read
article placeholder

Broken Bells "The High Road"

One of the most creative producers to emerge from the hip-hop scene over the last 10 years has without a doubt been Brian Burton AKA DJ Danger Mouse. Since grabbing global headlines in 2004 with the “Grey Al... Read
article placeholder

“(R)Evolution Of Urban Art” Exhibition

As contemporary art continues to move towards the mainstream art fans seem to be falling over themselves to level more and more criticism at it, from the commercial nature of some of the YBA alumni to “street a... Read